Total Eclipse of the Park

By Fresh Pond Reservation

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Kingsley Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Hosted by the Cambridge Water Department at the City's Active Drinking Water Supply

Total Eclipse of the Park in which the sun is the "O" in total

.: Monday, April 8 2pm – 4:40pm.

All ages.

All grades.

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Tim Puopolo
Cambridge Water Department

No application or registration needed.



  • In-person only.

Kingsley Park (Fresh Pond)

Fresh Pond
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

West Cambridge

Additional information

On Monday, April 8th, 2024, Cambridge will be hit with a near-total solar eclipse (93.1% coverage). All are welcome to a viewing party in the grassy field of Kingsley Park, where the festivities will be underway from 2pm to 4:40pm. Feel free to bring your own blanket or chair!

What can you expect?

  • Live music by local folk band Trail Mix from 2:30-4:30pm
  • Free commemorative eclipse glasses (ISO safety certified)
  • Eclipse and astronomy-related experiments and displays
  • Educational resources, and new ways to appreciate this unique celestial event
  • Community togetherness & a sense of wonder!

Printable flyer for Fresh Pond's "Total Eclipse of the Park" program